Extreme Music from Women (Cleveland, March 18, 2000, Speak in Tongues)
[originally posted 21Mar2000]
Rosemary Malign’s car broke down the day the tour started. She never made it out of St. Louis. No one bothered to tell me. I was looking forward, greatly, to seeing Ms. Malign do her earsplitting thing. Nunslaughter were playing at the club upstairs from EMFW. No one bothered to tell me. There were a few spots where some good death metal would have been just the thing to counteract boredom. Peter Sotos came in from Chicago to catch the show. No one bothered to tell me until I was standing face to face with the guy being introduced. I could have a signed copy of Total Abuse now. (As it stands, at least I got some info for later in the message.) More disturbing, after being introduced, he got a pensive look on his face, than said, “your name sounds familiar. Where would I have heard of you?” Given Sotos’ book subjects, I hesitate to ask.
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